Meet our Team
Katie brings to the team over 11 years’ experience working in the disability sector. She is passionate about empowering families with valuable, evidence-based information and resources, so that they can best support their family member living with a disability to be included in the community.
Katie has a key role supporting our “School to Work” project across NSW.
Anna Bazzi Backhouse
Anna has over 20-years experience in community, local, state government agencies as well as private industry; working in the education, community development, arts, insurance and disability sectors. She is a committed activist for the rights of marginalised communities. Anna’s interests include gardening, landscape design, film, photography and yoga.
Anna is part of the of our Resourcing Inclusive Communities initiative, and has a key role supporting our “School to Work” project across NSW.
William is a Capacity Development Coordinator for Resourcing Inclusive Communities, focusing on the "Inclusive Lives: Possibility to Reality" project.
He is passionate about supporting people with a disability and their families through equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed that lead to building authentic inclusive lives.
Prior to joining the organisation, William was involved in the disability sector and quickly saw the direct benefits that individualised arrangements can bring to people with disability when the focus was on developing valued roles in the community - especially in the area of microenterprise.
Laura is passionate about ensuring equal opportunities for every individual as well as supporting communities to provide a welcoming environment.
Coming from the sporting sector, her experience saw the development and coordination of Inclusion and Diversity projects throughout NSW and London within various sports. Laura has first-hand knowledge of the benefits of a wholly inclusive community for all persons, from both a personal and professional level.
As Capacity Development Coordinator for Resourcing Inclusive Communities she plays a key role in supporting the new "Inclusive Lives: Possibility to Reality" project.
Alva K. Lim
Alva joins the Resourcing Inclusive Communities Team as Capacity Building Coordinator (Individualised Living Options). In her role Alva really enjoys supporting people to make their own choices and build their skills and knowledge to create a fulfilling, purposeful life. She is excited to amplify the voices of people with a disability and their families on their ideas and vision of home and community.
Alva has a background in community development, social entrepreneurship, economics and public policy. Her ten years of experience in Timor-Leste learning from communities and young people, continues to inspire her on inclusion and the transformative power of having positive valued roles.